China Mobile is Apple’s great white whale. And just as Captain Ahab tried and tried and tried to bag that particular beast, Apple has been trying for years — without success — to land China Mobile as an iPhone carrier. Today, the company is one step closer.
Starting today, you can say goodbye to massive roaming bill and loan shark data rates while traveling. Cubic Telecom is launching a new “multi IMSI” SIM card today that gives you local plans and local rates globally, allowing you to connect wherever you are without the fear of huge bills when you get home.
Here’s something you probably didn’t know: For years now, U.S. carriers have charged customers for text subscription services — even if they didn’t sign up for these services.
There aren’t any big surprises in Verizon’s third quarter earnings report — just steady success.
After months of speculation, Verizon announced today that it has bought out British telco Vodafone’s stake in Verizon Wireless.
Verizon wants all of Verizon Wireless — and it’s prepared to spend big bucks to get it.
In the span of a year, T-Mobile has gone from losing hundreds of thousands of customers every quarter to actually gaining 1.1 million new customers.
Even though Sprint’s acquisition by the Japanese telecommunications giant Softbank is all tidied up, the carrier still had plenty to clean up of business to clean up in the U.S. this past quarter.
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Yup, that T-Mobile/MetroPCS deal is officially happening.
While Sprint is in the midst of being courted by both Softbank and Dish Network, it’s still struggling to actually make money and hold onto subscribers.
At this point, AT&T’s shareholders must be pleased.
Even though it’s been late to the party so far, T-Mobile could be one of the first to offer the 5G wireless technology LTE Advanced.
“iPhone 5 sales have failed to impress. There’s been a lack of innovation over the past few years to come up with the next great device, and consumers have filed to see any differentiation. Samsung has captured the market.”
Hey, look at that, Verizon continues to be a wireless powerhouse.
Softbank remains unfazed by Dish’s higher competing offer to acquire Sprint.
It’s a takeover that would satisfy the satellite TV company’s wireless ambitions, while also squashing takeover efforts by Japan’s Softbank.
As wireless networks become more focused on delivering web services, rather than nickel-and-diming customers for mobile minutes and bandwdith, they’re in danger of becoming so-called “dumb pipes.”
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At a low-key press event today, T-Mobile made it clear that it’s not just another carrier anymore.
Verizon no longer wants its wireless destiny tied to the European carrier Vodafone.
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Clearwire’s fate is beginning to resemble a daytime soap opera.
Why call when you can text, e-mail, or instant message someone?
European carriers Vodafone UK and 3 Austria are now warning iPhone 4S owners to avoid Apple’s latest iOS update due to reported issues with 3G connectivity.
Can all of this stem T-Mobile’s subscriber drain?
FreedomPop, which already offers free wireless Internet service, is announcing a partnership with TextPlus today that will enable it to also offer free voice calls and free texts.
AT&T took a moment to toot its own horn this morning, announcing that it sold more than 10 million smartphones in the last quarter.
More than 110 high-speed LTE networks have now been deployed around the world with the potential to connect almost 500 million people in 50 different countries. But how is the new cellular technology affecting what smartphone owners do?
Sprint won’t have to fret about spectrum for 4G LTE after this.
Sprint’s slightly tumultuous relationship with Clearwire may finally lead to a marriage.
Mobile payment company Bango has integrated Google Play billing with carrier billing, announcing Australian carrier Telestra as its first client.
In the spirit of community, AT&T and T-Mobile are coming together to ensure Hurricane Sandy victims can make calls.
Despite a big quarterly profit dip, AT&T is still succeeding at getting smartphones out the door.
Verizon’s 4G LTE lead is paying off.
Softbank will rescue Sprint from potential bankruptcy, but will it be enough?
Sprint may be courting a takeover offer from Japan’s third-largest carrier Softbank.
T-Mobile and MetroPCS are officially merging.